The race of Judas is not extinct. The traitors who betray their Master with a kiss have been multiplied. It would have been better for them had they never been born!
St. Paul says that these sacrilegious souls eat and drink their own damnation! (I Cor. 11:29). You cannot imagine what devilish fury consumes them in their hatred for the Person of Jesus present under the white veil of the Host. There, He is the center and object of an exquisite love.
But there He is also the Victim of a hatred like that of the scribes and priests who sarcastically vilified the Christ dying on Calvary.
Have mercy on them all, O king of love! Pardon and mercy, O Jesus—Victim, for all the Judases! “May Thy pierced Heart take a merciful revenge, for they know not what they do.”
And yet, it is confirmed by prophetic words spoken by St. Athanasius: “The floor of Hell is paved with the skulls of bishops”. And also by St. John Chrysostom: “I do not think there are many among Bishops that will be saved, but many more that perish.” — Extract from St. John Chrysostom, Homily III on Acts 1:12.
Many priests are also on the road to damnation; and with them they take others. You will know them by their arrogance and pride, their lack of remorse, their lies and self-delusion. To lie in the Canon of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and actively participate in a sacrilegious lie that affirms the legitimacy of the false or treacherous hierarchy, cannot be pleasing to God. According to the Catechism of the Council of Trent, this is a mortal sin against Faith by Apostasy, heresy, and indifferentism. 2-Thessalonians 2:12 teaches that believing a lie can cost men their souls.
St. Cyril of Alexandria says that “It is unlawful, and a profanation, and an act the punishment of which is death, to love to associate with unholy heretics, and to unite yourself to their communion.”
St. Gregory the Great says that priests and pastors will stand condemned before God as the murderers of any souls lost through neglect or silence. Tot occidimus, quot ad mortem ire tepidi et tacentes videmus. (Homil. 12 super Ezech.)
Parce Domine, parce sacerdotibus tuis, parce populo tuo, me in aeternum irascaris nobis … miserere!
“Spare O Lord, spare Thy priests, spare Thy people, lest Thine anger be enkindled against them forever… Have mercy!”
“Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that Antichrist cometh, even now there are become many Antichrists: whereby we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have remained with us; but that they may be manifest, that they are not all of us.” ~ 1 John 2:18-19
Sources: “The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass” by Fr. Mateo Crawley-Boevey, written during the reign of Pope Pius XII.
Related: “THE MOST EVIDENT MARK of God’s anger” by Saint John Eudes, Doctor of the Church.
“A Shepherd or a Hireling?” by Pope Saint Gregory the Great, Doctor of the Church.
“The Horror of a Priest in Mortal Sin Giving a Sacrilegious Mass”
by St Alphonsus Liguori, Doctor of the Church.
“Cum ex Apostolatus Officio” Apostolic Constitution of Pope Paul IV.
“EX QUO” Encyclical of Pope Benedict XIV.
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